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King, James (bap. 1750, d. 1784), naval officer

John Knox Laughton and A. C. F. David

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15567
King, James (bap. 1750, d. 1784), naval officer


King, James (bap. 1750, d. 1784), naval officer, was baptized on 13 July 1750, at Clitheroe, Lancashire, the second son of James King (1714-1795), curate of Clitheroe (afterwards dean of Raphoe), and his wife, Anne, née Walker (1713-1794). Walker King, bishop of Rochester, was his younger brother. At an early ...

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